OMIA:000359-9615 : Eyelid gland, third, prolapse of in Canis lupus familiaris

In other species: domestic cat

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Also known as Prolapsed nictitating membrane gland (PNMG) or cherry eye

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000359-9615: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2022 O'Neill, D.G., Yin, Y., Tetas Pont, R., Brodbelt, D.C., Church, D.B., Pegram, C., Mustikka, M. :
Breed and conformational predispositions for prolapsed nictitating membrane gland (PNMG) in dogs in the UK: A VetCompass study. PLoS One 17:e0260538, 2022. Pubmed reference: 35081121 . DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0260538.
2021 Genetics Committee of the American College of Veterinary Opthalmologists :
The Blue Book: Ocular disorders presumed to be inherited in purebred dogs. 13th Edition :, 2021.
2013 Edelmann, M.L., Miyadera, K., Iwabe, S., Komáromy, A.M. :
Investigating the inheritance of prolapsed nictitating membrane glands in a large canine pedigree. Vet Ophthalmol 16:416-22, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23240682 . DOI: 10.1111/vop.12015.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 05 Jun 2019
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 12 Feb 2023
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 17 Jun 2023